Iraq — Event Tracking — Displacement Movements from Syria to Iraq (22 October 2019)

Contact
IraqDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Iraq
Period Covered
Oct 21 2019 -
Oct 22 2019
Activity
  • Migration Flows
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Event Tracking

Summary

Due to the latest military operations in Syria, DTM Iraq has launched an emergency tracking tool to monitor potential population flow coming through pre-selected border points. Only people being displaced by the conflict will be reported in this update and usual border activities and crossings will not be covered.

— 1,829 individuals have crossed through the informal points nearby Sahela and Alwaleed villages on October 22. This brings the total of individuals having crossed these points in the last 9 days to 7,230.

— All arrivals were transported to Bardarash Camp by bus, 565 from Sahela and 1,264 from Alwaleed.